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Gadgets to help you get fit - Fight the Flab

T3 India | Updated on August 03, 2011

TEFAL JAMIE OLIVER GRILL: This 1700W electric health grill has dual drip trays to catch fat and opens out 180 degrees for some indoor BBQ action. The grill is compact and easy to store, while removable, dishwasher-safe plates mean keeping it clean is as quick and easy as one of Jamie’s 30-minute recipes isn’t :Rs 4,500

CUISINART COOK AND STEAMThe Cuisinart Cook and Steam combines a rice cooker with a steamer, cooking rice in 20 minutes and vegetables, meat or fish simultaneously using the integrated stainless steel steam tray. A ‘hold’ function keeps food warm and the pot is non-stick for convenient cleaning : Rs 4,000

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KENWOOD SMOOTHIE 2GO: For those who can’t go without their morning fruit fix but are pressed for time, this smoothie maker’s jug doubles as a travel mug. Just whip it off the motor part, which has high, low and pulse settings, remove the blade assembly and plonk on the drink-through, resealable lid : Rs 2,500

BRITA ELEMARIS : Drinking water is good for you: doctors say so. This 1.6-litre water jug expunges impurities, improving taste and preventing limescale build-up in your kettle. Built-in probes measure hardness, volume filtered and time while the built-in LCD shows how much longer the filter cartridge will last :Rs 1,500

Already given up on your New Year gym promises? Take a more subtle ascent to health by changing what you eat and drink. There are a host of gadgets that can reduce fat, retain vitamins and turn vegetables into tempting delights as opposed to foul mush. We’ve placed them in this gorgeous Rational Cult kitchen.

Rational Cult Range

Primarily in dark oak veneer, the wall units also include glass. This not only creates a lighter feel but enhances the horizontal lines. L-shaped doors in the bass unit open out to provide 45- degree shelf access.

Rs 9 lakh onwards

Philips AirFryer

Chips cooked in this have 80 per cent less fat than those done in conventional fryers. Bring in the fries!

Rs 12,000

Cuisinart Soup Maker

Soup is a cheap and nutritious dish but a bit tedious to cook. This 1.4-litre gizmo solves that. It’s a 500W blender with integrated heater that stirs and cooks soup for you.

Rs 10,500

Waring Professional Juice Maker

The easiest, tastiest way to get your ‘five-a-day’ quota of fruits and veggies. This juicer’s induction motor and stainless steel blade will marmalise your fruit and vegetables in seconds.

Rs 21,000

Tefal Vita Cuisine Compact

Tefal’s 1800W steamer has three tiers so you can simultaneously cook three elements of a meal. Steaming retains more vitamins without mixing flavours. There’s a digital timer and LCD, along with auto shut-off and keep-warm functions.

Rs 7,500

Le Creuset Square Grillit

This cast-iron grill pan’s grooves usher fat away from your food, and sear meat to delicious effect. Suitable for gas, electric and induction hobs.

Rs 4,000

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Published on March 16, 2011

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